Enriching Communities through Public Broadcasting

The Frieda Berlinski Foundation strives to serve and educate communities of all sizes by providing funding for quality public broadcasting programs that encourage kinder, smarter individuals and uplift the human condition.

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Our Mission

The Frieda Berlinski Foundation aims to support long-term enrichment in markets large and small through grants that fund community outreach, content development, special events, and programming.

Recent Funded Projects


Student Reporting Labs

Now in over 170 middle and high schools, Student Reporting Labs (SRL) is a national youth journalism program and public media initiative that trains teenagers across the country to produce stories that highlight the achievments, challenges, and reality of today's youth.

PBS NewsHour: Communities Initiative

This PBS NewsHour initiative has the goal of bringing onto the NewsHour staff talented journalists with lived experiences and ties to where they work.

Meet Frieda Berlinski

A Life Dedicated to Public Broadcasting

Frieda Berlinski loved public broadcasting and was intent that her legacy would support the programming and inclusive ethos that she valued. A mother, savvy businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor, she created an endowment that continues to enrich the lives of many.

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